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OCT assessment 5 years after BVS

Research groups at the Thoraxcenter in Rotterdam and Leiden University Medical Center in Leiden, have observed at long term (5 years) BVS follow-up, a favorable tissue response, with late luminal enlargement, side-branch patency, and the development of a signal-rich, low-attenuating tissue layer that covered thrombogenic plaque components. For further reading: J Am Coll Cardiol 2014; 64: 2343-56. For further reading: